Latest Rail News
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a legislation to reform mass transit in the Chicago region by creating a universal fare card for riders of the CTA, Metra and Pace and taking the first step towards making free wireless internet available on buses and trains throughout the region. The new law also ...
As reported by Railway Age: As expected, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) Thursday unveiled a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill, totaling $230 billion, roughly 20% less than the previous bill, SAFETEA-LU, and also significantly less than a $500 billion reauthorization bill in ...
The U.S. Department of Transportation has taken a major step toward approval of a $640.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Westside Subway Extension. The $640.8 million federal loan c ...
CSX Corporation promoted David Baggs to vice president of capital markets and investor relations, effective immediately. Previously, he was assistant vice president of treasury and investor relations. Baggs directs the company's interaction with the investment community through earning ...
Adam Inselbuch will join Watco as executive vice president and chief financial officer on July 11, 2011. Inselbuch will oversee the implementation of all financial aspects of Watco's strategic plan and will be responsible for the finance, accounting, strategic sourcing and revenue accounting fun ...
The Indiana Southern Railroad and the International Association of Machinists reached a tentative collective-bargaining agreement on June 29, 2011, covering the craft and class of Mechanical and Maintenance of Way, according to the National Mediation Board.
In California, the Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit acting Executive Director Farhad Mansourian issued a statement declaring that the future rail line in Marin and Sonoma is alive and well. "When I took over as acting executive director, I promised the SMART Board of Directors that ...
The City of Ottawa in Ontario Canada released a Request for Qualifications for Ottawa Light Rail Transit Project: Tunney's Pasture to Blair Station as outlined and approved by City Council on May 25, 2011. The document outlines the evaluation criteria that will be used to identify resp ...
Kansas City Southern has made three leadership changes within the sales and marketing department. Natalie Putnam has joined KCS as vice president sales and marketing and is focused on running the U.S. chemical and petroleum and industrial and consumer business units. Owen Zida ...
Virginia Secretary of Transportation Sean Connaughton selected Tony Kinn as director of the Office of Transportation Public-Private Partnerships (OTP3). In his new role at the OTP3, Kinn will be responsible for developing and implementing a statewide program for transportation project ...
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